Marine Forecasts for the Pacific waters


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FQCN13 CWVR 281100
Marine forecasts for Pacific waters issued by Environment Canada at
4:00 a.m. PDT Friday 28 April 2017 for today tonight and Saturday.
The next scheduled forecasts will be issued at 10:30 a.m.

Fog implies visibility less than 1 mile.

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then
 increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Saturday morning. Rain beginning
 Saturday morning changing to a few showers Saturday evening.

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo.
Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then
 becoming east 5 to 15 near midnight. Rain beginning Saturday morning
 and ending Saturday evening.

Howe Sound.
Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to
 20 near noon then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 near midnight.
 Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Saturday. Rain
 beginning Saturday morning.

Haro Strait.
Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light early this morning then
 becoming southeast 5 to 15 Saturday afternoon. A few showers
 beginning Saturday afternoon and ending Saturday evening.

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance.
Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then
 increasing to west 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to
 light overnight then becoming southeast 10 to 15 Saturday evening.
 Rain beginning Saturday afternoon.

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance.
Wind light becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots late this afternoon then
 diminishing to light after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15
 to 20 near noon Saturday then becoming west 15 to 20 Saturday
 evening. Rain beginning Saturday morning.

Johnstone Strait.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 this
 morning then becoming southeast 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind
 increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Saturday morning. Rain beginning
 late overnight.

Queen Charlotte Strait.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then
 increasing to southeast 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to
 southeast 25 overnight and to southeast 35 Saturday morning. Wind
 diminishing to southwest 20 Saturday afternoon. Rain beginning
 overnight changing to chance of showers Saturday late in the day.

West Coast Vancouver Island North.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then
 increasing to south 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to
 south 25 to 35 overnight and to southeast 40 to 50 Saturday morning
 except southeast 55 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to
 southwest 25 Saturday afternoon. Rain beginning late overnight and
 ending Saturday afternoon.

West Coast Vancouver Island South.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except light near the coast south of
 Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 this morning then
 diminishing to west 10 this evening. Wind becoming south 5 to 15
 late overnight then increasing to south 20 to 30 Saturday morning
 except south 30 to 40 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming west
 15 to 25 Saturday evening. Rain beginning overnight and ending
 Saturday evening.

Queen Charlotte Sound.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then
 increasing to southeast 10 to 20 this evening. Wind becoming
 southeast 15 to 25 near midnight except southeast 30 over western
 sections. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 late overnight except
 southeast 40 over western sections overnight. Wind increasing to
 southeast 45 to 55 Saturday morning except southwest 25 to 35 over
 western sections. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 Saturday
 afternoon. Rain beginning after midnight and ending Saturday
 afternoon.

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light early this evening then
 increasing to southeast 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to
 southeast 25 overnight and to south 40 to 50 Saturday morning. Wind
 diminishing to southwest 25 Saturday afternoon. Rain beginning late
 overnight changing to chance of showers Saturday late in the day.

Hecate Strait - northern half.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light early this morning then
 increasing to southeast 5 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to
 southeast 15 to 25 near midnight and to southeast 25 to 35 late
 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 Saturday morning
 then diminishing to south 35 to 45 Saturday afternoon. Wind veering
 to southwest 25 to 35 Saturday evening. Rain beginning late
 overnight changing to a few showers Saturday afternoon.

Hecate Strait - southern half.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light this morning then
 increasing to southeast 5 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to
 southeast 15 to 25 near midnight and to southeast 25 to 35 late
 overnight. Wind increasing to south 45 to 55 Saturday morning then
 diminishing to southwest 30 to 40 Saturday afternoon. Rain beginning
 after midnight changing to chance of showers Saturday afternoon and
 evening.

Dixon Entrance East.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming light early this morning then
 increasing to southeast 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to
 southeast 15 to 25 late overnight and to southeast 40 to 50 Saturday
 morning. Wind becoming south 40 Saturday afternoon. Rain beginning
 overnight.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind westerly 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then
 increasing to southeast 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing
 to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight then becoming east 25 to 35 late
 overnight. Wind increasing to east 45 to 55 Saturday morning then
 diminishing to east 30 to 40 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to
 east 25 Saturday afternoon then backing to north 25 Saturday
 evening. Rain beginning after midnight changing to chance of showers
 Saturday afternoon and evening.

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then
 increasing to southeast 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to
 southeast 15 to 25 near midnight and to southeast 25 to 35 late
 overnight. Wind increasing to east 45 to 55 Saturday morning then
 diminishing to southeast 35 Saturday afternoon. Wind becoming north
 25 to 35 Saturday evening. Rain beginning overnight and ending
 Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - northern half.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning
 then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind
 increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight and to southeast 30
 to 40 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Saturday
 morning then diminishing to south 30 to 40 Saturday afternoon. Wind
 veering to west 30 to 40 Saturday evening. Rain beginning near
 midnight.

West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning
 then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind
 increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight and to southeast 40
 to 50 overnight. Wind becoming southwest 35 to 45 Saturday morning.
 Rain at times heavy beginning after midnight changing to rain
 Saturday morning then to chance of showers Saturday. Visibility 1
 mile or less in rain.

Douglas Channel.
Wind light increasing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots this
 afternoon then becoming northeasterly outflow 5 to 15 near midnight.
 Wind increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.
 Rain beginning overnight.

Bowie - northern half.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to south 10 to 15 early this morning
 then to southeast 15 to 20 near noon. Wind increasing to southeast
 20 to 30 this evening and to southeast 35 to 45 near midnight. Wind
 backing to northeast 35 to 45 Saturday morning then diminishing to
 northwest 20 to 30 Saturday evening. Rain beginning early this
 evening and ending Saturday afternoon.

Bowie - southern half.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to south 15 knots this morning and to southeast
 15 to 25 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40
 this evening and to southeast 40 to 50 near midnight. Wind becoming
 west 40 to 50 Saturday morning then diminishing to west 30 to 40
 Saturday afternoon. Rain beginning early this evening and ending
 Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Explorer - northwestern half.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots early this
 afternoon and to southeast 25 to 35 this evening. Wind veering to
 south 35 to 45 after midnight then to west 25 to 35 Saturday
 morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 25 Saturday evening. Rain
 beginning this evening and ending Saturday morning.

Explorer - southeastern half.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 early
 this morning then becoming light early this afternoon. Wind
 increasing to south 5 to 15 this evening and to south 15 to 25 near
 midnight. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 Saturday morning then
 becoming west 25 Saturday afternoon. Rain beginning late overnight
 and ending Saturday afternoon.

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